Jazz Venues and Organizations

JUNE 2022
Bookings are subject to change, call to confirm.

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TO OUR JAZZ FANS:
Live Jazz is back at many of our venues, and concerts have been announced!
Remember everything is subject to change. Please call to confirm.

MUSICIANS & VENUES!
If you'd like your event to be added to this calendar, please click on this link and fill out the web form: https://jazz.kjzz.org/content/submit-event


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SCOTTSDALE-EAST VALLEY

Crowne Plaza San Marcos Golf Resort, 1 San Marcos Place, Chandler 85225, 480-620-3941: Arizona Classic Jazz Society monthly events: 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Sun. (Sept-May), $15 members, $20 non-members, under 18 free. (closed June-Aug); Jun., Jul., Aug.- NO JAZZ PARTIES; Sep.18 - Wildcat Jazz Band; Oct. 1 - Sun City Stomperz Pre-Festival Party; Nov. 3-6 - 33rd Annual Jazz Festival; Dec. 4 - Dan Reed and Friends

Eddie V’s, 15323 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale, AZ, 85254, (480) 730-4800, eddiev.com.
Go online for event calendar. Sun, June 5, 12, 19, 26, 6-9 pm, Guy Pennachio Quartet; Mon, June 6, 13, 20, 27, 6:30-9:30 pm, Rachel Gold Trio; Wed, June 8, 15, 22, 29, 6:30-9:30 pm, Renee Patrick Quartet;

Elks Lodge #2148, 6398 E Oak St, Scottsdale, AZ 85257-1102, (480) 946-9368, 7-9 pm, Wed., Havin’ Fun Big Band

Gold Bar Espresso, 3141 S. McClintock Drive, #6, Tempe, 480-839-3082, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Fri, Jazz Alliance

Jazzbird Nights @ The Ravenscroft, Jazzbird Lounge, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com; Fridays, 6-9 pm, Free Admission; June 10 – Ashley Pezzotti Quartet; June 17 – Eric Rasmussen Quartet; June 24 – Steve Adelson;

Jazz For The Soul @ The Ravenscroft, 8445 E Hartford Dr, Scottsdale, AZ 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com. Sundays, 6-8 pm: Sun, June 26, 6-8 pm, Glenn Davis Quartet featuring Dave Henning on Piano, Tony Vacca-sax & flute and bassist Selwyn Reams.

La Locanda, 6830 E 5th Ave, Suite 108, Scottsdale, AZ 85251, (480) 284-6511, lalocandaaz.com, 5-8 pm Thurs, Jackie Lopez and Nuance Jazz Trio; Jackie Lopez-vocals, Devon Bridgewater-Trumpet/ Violin/Flugelhorn, Dennis Sexton-Bass, Dan Sieckman-Guitar

Marcellino Ristorante, 7114 E. Stetson Drive, Scottsdale 85251, 480-990-9500: Thursdays & Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 pm: Thur, June 9, 16, 23, 30 & Sat, June 11, 25, 6:30-9:30 pm - Sima & Her All Star Trio Sima; vocals, Mark DeCozio; musical director/keyboard; Andy Gross; sax/clarinet., John Donnelly; upright bass; Sat, June 18, 6:30 pm – Tony Vacca Trio

Pita Jungle - Chandler, 1949 W Ray Road, Ste 102, Chandler, AZ 85224, 480-855-3232. PitaJungle.com. Tuesdays, 6:30-9 pm, Pita Jungle Jazz Jam

Ravenscroft, 8445 E. Hartford Drive Scottsdale Arizona 85255, 1-800-785-3318, theravenscroft.com, Sat, June 4, 4-5:30 pm, We3 Plus One featuring pianist Nicole Pesce, vocalist Renee Patrick, violinist Suzanne Lansford, drummer Sheila Earley - Tribute to 3 Jazz Greats – Benefit Concert for Kitchen on the Street; Sat, June 4, 7-8:30 pm, The Sensational 7 - "That's What Friends Are For" Tribute featuring pianist Nicole Pesce, vocalist Renee Patrick, violinist Suzanne Lansford,  Diana Lee-flute/vocals/harmonica, Mel Brown-bass, Greg Warner-drums, Joe Garcia-percussion – Benefit Concert for Kitchen On The Street; Wed, June 8, 6 pm, free concert – Music of the Moment with the Bob Ravenscroft Trio

Sacred Grounds Jazz Coffeehouse, Scottsdale Congregational United Church of Christ auditorium, 4425 N. Granite Reef Road (south of Camelback), Scottsdale, 480-946-2900, $5 donation, $3 students, coffee-desserts on sale: Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 pm; June 9 - Guitarist Michael Powers Presents Traveling Shoes featuring vocalist Ella Mae, Mel Brown-bass, Buddy Banks-drums; June 16 - ZaZu West featuring Mike Fowler-lead guitar, Ryan Vance-rhythm guitar, Vincent Thiefain-bass, Jeff Quamo-clarinet, Constance Genter-vocals; June 23 - Frank Smith Trio featuring Frank Smith-sax/flute/piano, Eric Bart-guitar, Jon Murray-bass, Lauren Hooker-vocals/piano; June 30 - Mike Gellar-guitar and Sid Jacobs-guitar


PHOENIX & WEST VALLEY

Avanti, 2728 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix 85016, 602-956-0900, 7-10 pm Fri.-Sat., Charles Lewis-solo piano (lounge), food.

The Nash, 110 E. Roosevelt St., Phoenix 85004, thenash.org, 602-795-0464. Sat, June 4, 7:30 pm – Sandra Bassett; Sun, June 5, 3 pm – Francine Reed; Sun, June 5, 6 pm –Jam Session led by Adam Clark, drums; Fri, June 10, 7:30 pm – Sonrisa; Sat, June 11, 7:30 pm, JiGGle; Sun, June 12, 3 pm, Kind Folk; Sun, June 12, 6 pm, Jam Session led by Mike Ozuna, guitar; Fri, June 17, 7:30 pm, Jimmy Nistico & Jazz Express; Sat, June 18, 7:30 pm – Brecker Brothers Project; Sun, June 19, 3 pm – Juneeteenth Matinee featuring Dennis Rowland and Diana Lee; Sun, June 19, 6 pm – Jam Session led by Stan Sorenson, guitar; Fri, June 24, 7:30 pm – Carmela y Mas; Sat, June 25, 7:30 pm, - Delphine Cortez Sings Nancy Wilson;  Sun, June 26, 6 pm – Jam Session led by Pam Morita, piano

Jazz For The Soul @ Spirit of Hope United Methodist Church, 14403 N. 75th Ave., Peoria 85381, 623-979-0080, 6-8 pm second Sun. Sept-June., donation requested. June 12, Final concert of the season - Glenn Davis Quartet featuring Glenn Davis-drums, Dave Henning on Piano, Tony vacca-sax & flute and bassist Selwyn Reams. 

Westside Blues & Jazz Club, 17045 N 59th Ave #104, Glendale, AZ 85308, westsideblues.com. Sun, June 8, 3 pm – Sandra Bassett; Sat, June 11, 7:30 pm – Carmela y Mas; Sun, June 12, 3 pm – Beth Lederman’s Jazz Con Alma featuring Steven Powell & Diana Lee; Fri, June 17, 7:30 pm - Sandra Bassett Motown Experience; Sat, June 18, 7:30 pm – NOLAZ Band; Fri, June 24, 7:30 pm, NOLAZ Band; Sun, June 26, 3 pm – Alice Tatum featuring Francine Reed, Michael Reed & Tabitha Reed

 

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2022 CONCERT CALENDAR

June 12 (Sunday), Gonzalo Rubalcaba and Aymee Nuviola, 7 pm, $54.50-$74.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

June 16 (Thursday) Lyle Lovett & His Large Band, 7:30 pm, $40-$125, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org

June 19 (Sunday), Guitarist Birelli Lagrene, 7 pm, $38.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

June 21 (Tuesday), Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio, 7 pm, $30.50-$41.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

July 28 (Thursday), Legendary Count Basie Orchestra with special guest vocalist Carmen Bradford, 7 pm, $69.50–$85.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

August 26 (Friday), Gerald Albright, 7 pm, $33.50-$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

September 10 (Saturday), Billy Cobham, 7 pm & 9 pm, $33.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

October 29 (Saturday), George Benson, 7:30 pm, $68, $78, $88, $92, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler AZ 85225, chandlercenter.org

December 10 (Saturday) Kandace Springs, 7 pm, $38.50–$49.50, MIM Music Theater, 4725 E. Mayo Blvd., Phoenix, AZ 85050, 480.478.6000, mim.org

January 25, 2023 (Tuesday) Emmett Cohen Trio, 7:30 pm, $42, Mesa Arts Center, One E Main Street, Mesa, AZ 85201, mesaartscenter.org

March 5, 2023 (Sunday), Billie and Blue Eyes featuring John Pizzarelli and Catherine Russell, 3 pm, $44, $54, $64, Chandler Center for the Arts, 250 N. Arizona Avenue, Chandler AZ 85225, chandlercenter.org

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ORGANIZATIONS

Jazz in Arizona (JIA) is a non-profit community arts organization whose mission is to encourage the local performance and appreciation of Jazz music - America’s great original art form. 602-750-7045 or thenash.org

Arizona Classic Jazz Society
is a non-profit volunteer organization dedicated to the promotion and preservation of classic (traditional) jazz, one of America´s original art forms. The Society sponsors monthly concerts and the annual Arizona Classic Jazz Festival, It has a scholarship program to support promising young musicians and reaches out into schools by presenting instructive live jazz performances. P.B.M. 204 9666 E. Riggs Road, Suite 114, Sun Lakes, AZ 85248-7410 Tel : (602) 922-7741 www.azclassicjazz.org

Phoenix Blues Society supports local and national music, Blues culture and heritage, arts education, and more. Monthly membership meetings are held at area local clubs on the second Wednesday evening of every month, followed by live music. www.phoenixblues.org

Southern Arizona Blues Heritage Foundation is an all volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to creating an active and vital Blues and Heritage scene through promotion of live performances, education and raising awareness of the music and culture in southern Arizona. azblues.org

Tucson Jazz Society is devoted to promoting and preserving America´s original music--jazz. The Society seeks to assure continuity of this music through concerts, festivals, media activities and youth programs. A major emphasis is to provide work for instrumentalists and vocalists through society-sponsored activities and joint ventures with allied cultural, educational, and commercial organizations throughout southern Arizona. tucsonjazz.org

Prescott Jazz Society is dedicated specifically to assisting, advancing, supporting, promoting, and advocating the development and enjoyment of jazz music in northern Arizona. pjazz.org